JOSÉ MIGUEL ÁLVAREZ IBARGÜENGOITIA
General Manager, Mexican Film Institute (IMCINE)
José Miguel Álvarez Ibargüengoitia has a Bachelor’s in Communication from the Iberoamerican University and a Master’s in Communication Sciences from London School of Economics and Political Science. He was a radio host for Radio Infantil and later, worked as a scriptwriter and producer of children’s programs for Radio Educación. He has produced a series of documentaries and television specials for TV UNAM, worked as a production manager for a Chamber of Deputies public relations campaign, and as a specialist on Communication for Development at UNESCO Office in Mexico.
At IMCINE, he has been International Program Deputy Manager, Head of the department of Support for Film Production, and nowadays holds the position of general manager. He is a member of the Citizens’ Radio Council and TV UNAM. Furthermore, he has nine years of teaching experience at the School of Political and Social Sciences of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), and at the Latin American University.